K-9 Obedience Training Club of Essex County, NJ

Trained dogs are better companions

2011 Obedience and Rally Trial

We held our 2011 dog Obedience Trial at Verona High School on Sunday, January 16th, 2011.  There was also a Rally Trail, which is an entry-level competition that is attracting more enthusiasts to the field of dog obedience.

Entries were:

          Obedience Novice A - 11
          Obedience Novice B - 31
          Obedience Open A - 35
          Obedience Open B - 40
          Obedience Utility A - 24
          Obedience Utility B - 37
               Total Obedience - 178

          Rally Novice A - 16
          Rally Novice B - 19
          Rally Advanced A - 8
          Rally Advanced B - 13
          Rally Excellent A - 4
          Rally Excellent B - 13

               Total Rally - 77

Our White Dog Sale offered various dog-themed items for sale.  Three large gift baskets were raffled off, as well as a portrait-sitting with our photographer, Stan Rogacki.

Judges

Novice A & B - Charles Marcantonio

Open A - Larry Wilson

Open B - Richard Strong

Utility A - Craig Bohren

Utility B - Nancy Withers

Rally - Jean Nocilly

Volunteer stewards from the membership of K-9 OTC are supplemented by volunteers from the Obedience Stewards Club, whose assistance is greatly appreciated.

Prizes

In addition to Rosettes, Ribbons and Special Class Prizes, K-9 Obedience Training Club provided:

  • Cash prizes of $30 to the winners in each Obedience and Rally class, $50 to High in Trial, and $30 to High Combined.
  • Medal to all dogs that earn the third leg on any Obedience or Rally Title or that complete the requirements for an Obedience or Rally Championship at this show.
  • The first four places in each class receive a drinking glass bearing the logo of the K-9 Obedience Training Club.
Results

Obedience

High in Trial

#310 OTCH DUNE VON SCHOERLING, UDX5, OM5; Belgian Malinois; Owner – Anne B. Paul

Score = 200

High Combined (Open B and Utility B)

#202 and #310 OTCH DUNE VON SCHOERLING, UDX5, OM5; Belgian Malinois;
             Owner – Anne B. Paul

Score = 399 (out of 400)

Anne B. Paul has retired this trophy and takes permanent possession after winning High Combined for three years.  This trophy has been offered since 1996 and is being retired for the first time by Anne.  Although not a requirement to retire the trophy, Anne won High Combined in three consecutive years with Dune. Congratulations Anne & Dune!

 

Novice A

First - #9 MACH GAYLANS GALLOPIN JET PILOT, JH MXF; Golden Retriever;
         Owner - Stephanie Schmitter          

Second - #6 GOLD LOVES SPLENDID SEBASTIAN; Golden Retriever;
         Owner - Laura Benford-Sullivan

Novice B

First - #89 BREAKOUT’S REV EM UP; Border Collie; Owner – Betsy Scapicchio

Second - #100 GAMEKEEPER’S UP THE ANTE, RE, CD; Flat Coated Retriever;
             Owner – Deborah L. Zirwas

Third - #80 SPRITE-FANFARE’S KISSED BY GRACE, TD; Belgian Terverun;
            Owner – Barbara J. Wirkowski

Fourth - #85 CH TARTAN BAY SUPERNATURAL, OA NAJ; Border Collie;
            Owner – Carolyn & Joseph Biondi

Open A

First - #138 MORNINGSTAR GALACTIC WARRIOR, CD, JH; Golden Retriever;
          Owner – Karen Tragesser

Second - #163 BOUNCE, CD; Pomerain; Owner – Debra A. Masino

Third - #137 COURTNEY, CD,NA, OAJ,NF; Border Collie; Owner – Vivien G. Malloy

Fourth - #162 FAIR HILL FIELD DAY, CD, AX, AXJ; Standard Poodle;
            Owner – Marie Nicole Fischer

Open B

First - #202 OTCH DUNE VON SCHOERLING, UDX5, OM5; Belgina Malinois;
          Owner – Anne B. Paul

Second - #222 OTCH/MACH7 SANEW’S ABUNDANCE OF ENERGY, UDX15,OGM; Miniature
             Poodle; Owner – Shirley J. Barkan

Third - #240 NOC/OTCH COUNT TYLER SHOW ME THE MONEY, UDX 5, OM3; Labrador
            Retriever; Owner – Petra Ford

Fourth - #210 GAYLAN’S CATCH A RISING STAR, UDX,OM1,AX,OAJ,OF; Golden
            Retriever; Owner – Sandra Wahsburn

Utility A

First - #276 CRESCENT MAXIMUS, CDX, OA,AXJ, OAP,NJP,RN; Golden Retriever;
             Owner – Patricia & Peter LaPlaca

Second - #270 GOLDENCOL’S OVER AND OUT,CDX, OA, AXJ, MXF, JH; Golden Retriever;
             Owner – Samra Zelman & Dr. M. C. Zink

Third - #277 RAISIN HAIL’S MAKIN WAVES, CDX,OA,OAJ; Labrador Retriever;
             Owner – Jody Hedderick

Utility B

First - #310 OTCH DUNE VON SCHOERLING, UDX5, OM5; Belgian Malinois;
          Owner – Anne B. Paul

Second - #342 NOC/OTCH COUNT TYLER SHOW ME THE MONEY, UDX 5, OM3; Labrador
             Retriever; Owner – Petra Ford

Third - #308 GAYLAN’S CATCH A RISING STAR, UDX,OM1,AX,OAJ,OF; Golden Retriever;
            Owner – Sandra Wahsburn

Fourth - #323 OTCH/MACH7 SANEW’S ABUNDANCE OF ENERGY, UDX15,OGM; Miniature
            Poodle; Owner – Shirley J. Barkan

 

Rally

Novice A

First - #18 ISENGARD’S WILLOW OF THE WEST; Belgian Sheepdog; Owner – A. Kipin Acerra

Second - #21 STARJET’S INTO MISCHIEF; Doberman Pinscher; Owner – Lisa & Duane Clowes

Third - #19 MORNINGSTAR’S ZAPPED BY THE LEGEND OF THE SEEKER; Belgian Sheepdog;
            Owner – Jennifer W. Basile

Fourth - #10 LETALONE CREEK NORTHERN BELLE; Pembroke Welsh Corgi;
             Owner – Sarah Stamets

Novice B

First - #217 BRACKENHILL PRIORI INCANTATEM, OA, OAJ, OF; Border Collie;
          Owner – Linda S. Brennan

Second - #203 STAATS CHRISSY C; German Shorthaired Pointer; Owner – Dorothy M. Staats

Third - #216 SPIRAL BOUND OF MOA’S LOT gk; Golden Retriever; Owner – Christina Turner

Fourth - #205 DOOGIE; Shetland Sheepdog; Owner – Richard Tucker

Advanced A

First - #401 SUNJAY’S WHO’S ON FIRST, OA, OAJ, RA; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel;
          Owner – Kim Aylward

Second - #404 WILLOW DALE’S ABIGAIL, RN; Labrador Retriever; Owner – Mimi Brome

Third - #402 LUCKY; Miniature Poodle; Owner – Patricia Brown & Dolores Watkins

Fourth - #405 WOW CHARLY BOY VON HOBSON, RN, NF; Rottweiler; Owner – Brenda C. Fluet

Advanced B

First - #609 ADALINA VON AMBERHAUS; Doberman Pinscher;
          Owner – Kirstin & Richard Woodard

Second - #604 MELANGE BROADWAY MARQUI, UDX, RN; Miniature Poodle;
              Owner – Frances & Wesley Gerechka

Third - #602 PINNACLE DAZZLING DELIGHT, RE, CD; Shetland Sheepdog;
            Owner – Sandi VerSprill

Fourth - #608 JOOBIE TOOZDAY, CD, HT, RN, OA, OAJ, NF; German Shephard;
            Owner – Susan Leach

Excellent A

First - #802 TE AMO’S RIESEN TO BELIEVE; Australian Shephard; Owner – Barbara E. Carlson

Second - #800 WHITNEY VON FLOWERS; Miniature Schnauzer;
              Owner – Joan Janssen & Nancy Flowers

Excellent B

First - #902 PINNACLE DAZZLING DELIGHT, RE, CD; Shetland Sheepdog;
          Owner – Sandi VerSprill

Second - #907 ADALINA VON AMBERHAUS; Doberman Pinscher;
             Owner – Kirstin & Richard Woodard

Third - #911 FINAL FLIGHT TO TROVEHILL, CD, RA, NJP, NFP; Golden Retriever;
           Owner – Sandi VerSprill

Fourth - #905 –YANKEE; Border Collie; Owner – Pam Wataha

Photos

Click below to see pictures taken by our photographer, Stan Rogacki:

2011 Obedience Trial Photos

The Verona-Cedar Grove Patch sent a photographer to our Trial on January 16, 2011 and posted a beautiful set of pictures on their website.  Click below to view:

Verona High School Goes to the Dogs - K-9 Obedience Training Club Hosts Annual Competition